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Garlic vs Chives - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Garlic
Garlic contains less Sugars (difference - 0.85g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.057g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Garlic
Garlic is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Garlic
Garlic is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Chives
Chives contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Chives
Chives is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Garlic Chives
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Garlic Chives
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Garlic
119
Chives
Mineral Summary Score
31
Garlic
20
Chives

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Garlic
6
:
2
Chives
Contains more Calcium +96.7%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Copper +90.4%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.8%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.6
Contains more Calcium +96.7%
Contains more Potassium +35.5%
Contains more Copper +90.4%
Contains more Zinc +107.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +163.8%
Contains more Magnesium +68%
Contains less Sodium -82.4%
Equal in Iron - 1.6

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Garlic
4
:
5
Chives
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +794.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +12411.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647
Contains more Vitamin B1 +156.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +84%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +794.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +86.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +48266.7%
Contains more Vitamin E +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +12411.8%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.115
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.647

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
38%
Garlic
20%
Chives
Carbohydrates
33%
Garlic
4%
Chives
Fats
2%
Garlic
3%
Chives

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Garlic Chives Opinion
Calories 149 30 Garlic
Protein 6.36 3.27 Garlic
Fats 0.5 0.73 Chives
Vitamin C 31.2 58.1 Chives
Carbs 33.06 4.35 Garlic
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.7 1.6 Garlic
Calcium 181 92 Garlic
Potassium 401 296 Garlic
Magnesium 25 42 Chives
Sugars 1 1.85 Chives
Fiber 2.1 2.5 Chives
Copper 0.299 0.157 Garlic
Zinc 1.16 0.56 Garlic
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Phosphorus 153 58 Garlic
Sodium 17 3 Chives
Vitamin A 9 4353 Chives
Vitamin E 0.08 0.21 Chives
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.2 0.078 Garlic
Vitamin B2 0.11 0.115 Chives
Vitamin B3 0.7 0.647 Garlic
Vitamin B5 0.596 0.324 Garlic
Vitamin B6 1.235 0.138 Garlic
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 212.7 Chives
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.146 Garlic
Monounsaturated Fat 0.011 0.095 Chives
Polyunsaturated fat 0.249 0.267 Chives
Tryptophan 0.066 0.037 Garlic
Threonine 0.157 0.128 Garlic
Isoleucine 0.217 0.139 Garlic
Leucine 0.308 0.195 Garlic
Lysine 0.273 0.163 Garlic
Methionine 0.076 0.036 Garlic
Phenylalanine 0.183 0.105 Garlic
Valine 0.291 0.145 Garlic
Histidine 0.113 0.057 Garlic
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